Turkish experts analyze desalination cost & damage to environment

Experts drew attention to the costs and damages that may occur after the desalination method will be used to make seawater drinkable given the looming drought threats triggered by climate change. Scientific and Technological Research Council of Türkiye (TÜBITAK) Marmara Research Center (MAM) Polar Research Institute General Director professor BurcuContinue Reading

Azerbaijan has launched a landmark legal challenge against Armenia for allegedly destroying its environment and biodiversity during nearly three decades of occupation of the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region. An international tribunal will consider evidence of widespread environmental destruction during the conflict between the two nations, including deforestation and pollution, and willContinue Reading

Why giving rights to nature will not stop environmental damage

Giving legal rights to rivers and trees is touted as a potential solution to environmental damage. But history suggests its effect will be minor. In November 2022 the Irish Citizens’ Assembly on Biodiversity Loss recommended to government that protecting the environment should be recognised in the constitution. If successful, Ireland will follow Ecuador inContinue Reading

Countries adopt COP27 deal with ‘loss and damage’ fund

CAIRO: Startups in the Middle East and North Africa region raised $646 million in funding across 69 deals witnessing a 331 percent year-on-year growth. The region’s startup ecosystem raised a total of $3 billion this year with over 551 deals so far, according to startup news outlet Wamda. Companies fromContinue Reading